Manager of Immigration & Academic Advising

Job description

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$53,700 - $92,850

Position Information
International Education Programs (IEP) at the University of California Riverside is one of the largest and most respected international education programs in the US. IEP provides a variety of educational offerings, including a multi-level English as a Second Language program, concurrent enrollment, postgraduate certificates/diplomas, pathway programs and custom programs for an average of 4,000 visiting international students per year. Under the direction of the Associate Director, International Education Programs, the Manager of Immigration and Academic Advising has administrative oversight for academic advising, immigration advising, and institutional compliance with immigration regulations. The Manager serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) and as an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for the F-1 student program and J-1 Exchange Visitor Program, and must comply with all U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of State regulations. Additionally, the Manager serves as an expert resource for a team of departmental immigration and academic advisers and provides leadership on comprehensive, wide-ranging academic advising and cultural adaptation services for international students.

Minimum Requirements
Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning.
Project management skills.
Ability in persuasion and leadership.
Skills in social perceptiveness.
Skills in monitoring/assessing people, processes or services, to make improvements.
Understanding of the federally-mandated Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) as required by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Knowledge of federal rules and regulations international students in F-1 status and international exchange visitors in J-1 status.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.

Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.

Fluency in a language other than English.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview





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Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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